Marijuana Harder to Find in Ohio as Growers Operate Indoors

CLEVELAND (AP) – A drop in the number of marijuana plants seized in Ohio in recent years can be attributed a greater push by growers to cultivate the plants indoors, according to authorities.

Investigators say they have seized $326 million in marijuana across the state since 2008. But authorities say the underground market for marijuana continues to thrive, with growers moving operations inside to avoid police, thieves and unpredictable weather, The Plain Dealer in Cleveland ( reports.

An agent with the U.S. 23 Major Crimes Task Force in Chillicothe says just as much and maybe more marijuana is being produced now, even though the number of confiscated plants has dropped.

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